Toronto mayor drunken rant caught on tape

Toronto's crack-smoking mayor faced embarrassment Thursday when video footage was published showing him in an agitated drunken state, staggering and making foul-mouthed threats. Duration: 00:40 Nov 8, 2013

Madagascar's presidential race goes to a run-off

Madagascar's presidential race will go to a run-off vote next month between two candidates linked to the island's main political rivals, after an inconclusive first round, official results showed Friday. Duration: 0:46 Nov 8, 2013

Troubled Maldives holds make-or-break vote

Supporters of the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) attended a rally in the capital Male Friday ahead of Saturday's presidential elections, the third in as many months, amid pressure to elect a leader or risk international censure. Duration: 00:37 Nov 8, 2013

Obama says government shutdown affected jobs figures

In a speech at the Port of New Orleans on Friday, Barack Obama said that despite better-than-expected recent jobs figures, the US economy has been harmed by last month's government shutdown. Duration: 0:37 Nov 8, 2013

Cambodia marks 60 years of independence

Cambodia marks its independence from France on Saturday, 60 years after becomeing the Kingdom of Cambodia under King Sihanouk. Duration: 01:44 Nov 8, 2013

Lippi prepares for 'hard' AFC Champions League final

World Cup winning coach Marcello Lippi prepares for a 'hard' Asian Champions League final as the Italian stands on the brink of winning football's top club titles on two continents. Duration: 00:37 Nov 8, 2013

Vatican unveils new magazine in Latin

The Vatican on Friday presented a revamped version of its Latin-language journal "Latinitas" as it tries bid to make the dead language still used in the Catholic Church accessible to a wider audience. Duration: 01:15 Nov 8, 2013

S and P downgrades France's credit rating

The Standard and Poor's agency on Friday downgraded France's credit rating by one notch to 'AA' from 'AA+', though judged outlook stable, dealing a further blow to President François Hollande's embattled Socialist government. Duration: 00:59 Nov 8, 2013

Muscovites willing to exercise given metro tickets

Muscovites can get their hands on free metro tickets in the run-up to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, but only if they perform thirty reps on a new exercise machine unveiled on Friday by the Russian Olympic Committee. Duration: 00:32 Nov 8, 2013